Student Body President Cody Simpson welcomes Patriots

August 21, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Patriots, Welcome to Francis Marion University, a community united by education and service.  Here at FMU, we are a family committed to supporting both academic and personal growth. Regardless of how you chose to be...

Cartoonist addresses comic backlash

March 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To whom it may concern,   In the last issue of The Patriot, a cartoon of mine was published in the Opinion section featuring Darth Vader attempting to convince Luke Skywalker to join him in a FMU fraternity.  Some...

College Democrats and Republicans agree on candidate endorsement for Simpson

March 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

On behalf of the Presidents of College Democrats and College Republicans at Francis Marion University, we are supporting Cody Simpson for re-election as President of SGA. Cody has truly helped build a bridge between the College...

English instructor reacts to recent controversy over published editorial cartoon

Natalie Mahaffey

March 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

An Open Letter to the Students of Francis Marion University:   I’m pissed off. No, really. I am. I’m pissed off at the student body on this campus. And I’m not ashamed to express that to you because I once was...

Ringling Bros. Circus responds to recent protest coverage

March 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

For over 142 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been showcasing the most amazing talent from around the world. Animals have been an integral part of Ringling Bros. throughout the years and they are consistently...

Student urges others to be courteous

September 7, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: This letter is in regards to a lack of common courtesy that I’ve noticed among the people on campus. Let’s start with behavior in cars and in the parking lots, since it is the most dangerous issue. It seems...

Letter to the Editor

November 17, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: I was just thinking of the disunion between the "Swampfox Emergency Alert System" and the requirement of administrators and instructors that all cell phones be silent (not even on vibrate) during class time. I...

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